Jim LaPierre
Contact:
207-561-9496

Treatment Offered

Therapy Orientation:
Cognitive Behavioral (CBT), Relational Therapy, Solution Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT), Psychodynamic, Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT), Family/Marital Therapy, Coaching, Humanistic, Family Systems Therapy, Eclectic, Gestalt, Interpersonal
Age Focus:
Seniors, Teenagers, Adults
Specialities:
Anger Management, Gay Lesbian Issues, Spirituality, Divorce, Compulsive Disorders, Trauma and PTSD, Life Coaching, Addiction or Substance Abuse, OCD, Mood Disorders, Parenting, Domestic Abuse or Domestic Violence, Anxiety or Fears, ADHD, Impulse Control Disorders, Relationship Issues, Women, Loss or Grief, Eating Disorders, Depression, Finding Your Purpose in Life
Treatment Modality:
Couples, Individuals, Families, Groups
Ethnicity:
Any Ethnicity
Sexual Orientation:
Any Orientation
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Life Is Worth Living Because...
“I have friends, family and kin. I get to grow spiritually and experience connection. ”
About My Work
“Hi! I'm Jim - I'm a mental health therapist, addictions counselor, and Recovery Ally. I'm passionate about Recovery whether from addictions, trauma, family of origin, or past abuse.

I do a small amount of online counseling (if you're very flexible in scheduling). Most of my time is spent growing my clinic in Brewer, Maine. We pride ourselves in being a resource Please feel free to email questions or concerns to: counseling@roadrunner.com”
My Story
“My story is I'm forever a work in progress and I love connecting with REAL people who are doing great things. I'm blessed to be making a living doing something I love. I'm a proud dad and the luckiest husband ever. I'm an aspiring author - check out my recovery blog at:
http://recoveryrocks.bangordailynews.com/

Thanks! Jim”
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Qualification

Years in Practice: 10+ Years
Graduated from: University of Maine
Year Graduated: 2002
Licensed?: Yes
License issued in: Maine
License Nr.: LC9830
License Expiry: Mar 2019
Other Credentials: License, Certified Clinical Supervisor, 2008

Remote Therapy

Phone Counseling: Yes
Online Counseling: Yes
Technologies: Skype

Please use the contact form on this page to find out more about the provider's remote therapy options

Cost & Payment Modalities

Avg Cost (session): $80 - $119
Accepts Insurance: Yes
Insurances accepted: BlueCross and/or BlueShield, Anthem, TRICARE, Aetna, Medicaid, Cigna, Medicare, UBH
Online Payments accepted: Yes

Please verify costs and payment modalities before you arrange your first visit

Jim LaPierre's Most Recent Activity on Choose Help

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    Q & A Reply: 08:34 - Jul 13, 2017 Post Acute Withdrawal

    Hi Jim. My name is Melissa and I have been almost 120 days sober from 12 years of high dose morphine use. But my mind is not normal and I am not feeling like I thought I would,,,i know its PAWS but I don't know how to make it stop. I literally ...

  • 2
    Q & A Reply: 06:54 - Apr 27, 2017 always respond, never react

    I am currently in a situation where I am employed by a few of my friends who started a business together. One the partners has exhibited severe issues with drug and alcohol abuse over the past years that has led his work, health, and personal ...

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    Q & A Reply: 01:38 - Mar 23, 2017 Patterns

    I am married to an alcoholic. He first identified himself as an alcoholic 7 years ago after he had a bad fall and a black out and started AA and had a sobriety period of about 2 weeks. Since then he has had different time periods of sobriety that ...

  • 4
    Q & A Reply: 01:18 - Dec 27, 2016 Finding a good therapist

    Read your article about Alcoholic thinking and shared it with my Dad who is an alcoholic and would like to fine the right help. He is 76 and has tried just going to AA but really had trouble finding a sponsor he could respect and trust. I am ...

  • 5
    Dealing with Emotions in Early Recovery: There Are No "Quick Fixes" 05:28 - Jul 27, 2016 Dealing with Emotions in Early Recovery: There Are No "Quick Fixes"

    During early recovery we often find ourselves raw. But you can't heal what you can't feel. There are no quick fixes. Learn how to let it go.

  • 6
    Q & A Reply: 01:45 - Jul 22, 2016 Everything is Temporary & Screw Guilt

    I have a choice to find a sober living home that my 8 year old daughter can stay with me or to leave her with her grandparents for a few more months until I get back on my feet. She wants to be with me and I miss her so much but my parents think it ...

  • 7
    Q & A Reply: 01:31 - Jul 22, 2016 Supporting and not Enabling

    My son is a heavy marijuana addict. He smokes all day long. He is not employed and he has no interest in changing. For personal reasons I do not want to ask him to leave though at 26 he is a legal adult. He is not diagnosed but he is definitely ...

  • 8
    Q & A Reply: 01:05 - Jul 22, 2016 Fine Line Between Supporting & Enabling

    How much financial help should I provide to my two Sons, 25 and 28 years old who are clean from drugs for the first time in 10 years? Right now I am paying for their apartments , cell phones, groceries . They have been clean for about 6 months. They ...

  • 9
    Q & A Reply: 12:57 - Jul 22, 2016 No Shortcuts to Recovery

    Do you know about dr. Stanton Peele. What he writes seems to make sense to me but he really seems to say that my alcohol problem is not at all a disease. So do you think he is correct? I am confused by how many doctors can say what seems to be ...

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    Q & A Reply: 12:44 - Jul 22, 2016 Sobriety vs Recovery

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